Green group challenges EPA to regulate neonic-coated seeds

A petition filed with EPA calls for the agency to treat seeds coated with neonicotinoid insecticides as a pesticide, ending an exemption for the seeds. The petition was backed by three national beekeeper associations, worried the insecticides are a factor in population declines of honeybees. The “neonic” seed coatings are popular with farmers who want… » Read More

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